Meaning of “handset” in the English Dictionary

"handset" in Business English

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handsetnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈhændset/ us COMMUNICATIONS

a mobile phone:

You may be tempted by the offer of a 40% discount off the price of a new pay-as-you-talk handset.
Some providers won't cover you if your handset is stolen from your car or if you mislay it.
a handset maker/manufacturer

the part of a phone that you hold to your ear

(Definition of “handset” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)